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Four Local Apps for Monitoring COVID-19 Cases in the Philippines

More resources to receive legitimate information about the COVID-19 pandemic The country is still in the middle of battling the COVID-19 pandemic. While there’s no definite timeline as to when this will end, there are many ways we can get ourselves informed on how we can combat the pandemic while on self quarantine. These four apps are all made by …

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Sony Announces WF-XB700 TWS Earbuds and WH-CH710N Noise-Cancelling Headphones

More affordable audio products from Sony Sony unveiled two new wireless audio products with the WF-XB700 TWS Earbuds and WH-CH710N Noise-Cancelling Headphones. The WF-XB700 serves as an affordable alternative to the WF-1000X M3. Unlike its more premium sibling, the WF-XB700 are sweat-resistant with an IPx4 rating and have Sony’s XtraBass feature for deeper lows. The WF-XB700 does not have active …

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YouTube Wants to Compete Against TikTok with Upcoming App

It will take advantage of music licensed under YouTube Music With short video platform TikTok on a meteoric rise these past few months, YouTube is reportedly working on an app called “Shorts” that will rival TikTok. According to The Information, the upcoming app will let people upload short videos and let them use YouTube Music’s vast library of licensed music. …

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You Can Now Download Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp via App Gallery

You can technically access some Google Apps as well While Huawei is developing App Gallery as a Play Store alternative, there are some essential apps that remain to be unavailable. Recently, we noticed that apps like WhatsApp and Facebook—both previously unsearchable—are now available in App Gallery. However, both links will direct you to a page where you can download the …

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A Loophole May be The Key To Getting Google Apps On Huawei’s Phones

There’s still hope for Google apps to appear in future Huawei phones Since the implementation of the US Trade Ban, all Huawei phones sold outside of China cannot ship with Google Mobile Services. As a response, Huawei is working on expanding its App Gallery as an alternative to the Play store. While App Gallery cannot full replicate Google apps for …

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Huawei Still Profitable Despite US Trade Ban

All is still good for Huawei Despite having a rollercoaster 2019 due to the US Trade Ban and other issues associated with it, Huawei remains to be stable when it comes to growth. In its 2019 financial report, Huawei reports an overall global sales of CNY 858.9 Billion(~$ 121 Billion) on a 19% year-to-year growth and a net profit of …

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FitBit Debuts Charge 4 Fitness Tracker with Built-in GPS, Spotify Integration

Now with built-in GPS FitBit announced its latest Charge fitness tracker with the Charge 4. Compared to its predecessor, the Charge 4 now has built-in GPS to help you track your distance and pace in real-time without depending on the phone’s GPS. The Charge 4 gets a new “Active Zone Minutes” feature that tracks any heart-pumping activity and combines them …

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Samsung to Halt LCD Production by End of 2020

It will be upgrading its production lines to manufacture quantum dot screens For several years, Samsung has been the top producer of LCD panels for various brands. However, with demand for LCD panels dwindling as of late, Reuters reports that Samsung will be ending its production of LCD panels by the end of 2020. While it will continue to supply …

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